IGEM 2023 TO FEATURE OVER 10 CONFERENCES ON RACE TO NET ZERO

Final Call for Participants to Register

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 27, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — With aspirations to open minds, inspire actions and encourage conversations, the International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia (IGEM) 2023 will host over 10 conferences from 4th to 6th October 2023 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on high-impact topics such low-carbon cities, hydrogen economy, waste management, circular economy, water conservation, energy efficiency and more, all aligned to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

IGEM 2023 Summary of Conferences

Key conferences include the AtoZero ASEAN Summit, the 1st National Conference on Energy Efficiency, Malaysia Carbon Market Forum 2023, Green Logistics Partnership Conference 2023: Driving Sustainability in Transport & Logistics, Driving Canadian-Malaysian Partnerships in Clean Energy & Sustainability and the Symposium on Environment Quality Act 1974, to name just a few.

IGEM 2023, organised by the Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change (NRECC) and co-organised by the Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Corporation (MGTC), is themed Race Towards Net Zero: Leadership for Climate Action with the conferences being led and participated by top representatives from companies including Business Finland, Business Sweden, Akademi Sains Malaysia and Bursa Malaysia as well as eminent dignitaries from countries such as Sweden, Austria and Canada.

The Minister of Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change, YB Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad said, “IGEM consistently continues to bring together the brightest minds in green technology and climate change. Given the urgency of taking leadership in climate action, this year’s conferences have been curated to specifically address the region’s focus on fast-growing sectors such as electric mobility and energy transition.”

“Offering insightful presentations and panel discussions on pertinent and pressing topics, IGEM 2023’s conferences will convene thousands of international and Malaysian experts from across the related fields to shape and inspire impactful global green thinking and action,” he added.

One of the much-awaited conferences will be Green Logistics Partnership Conference (GLPC), which is a collaboration between the Ministry of Transportation (MoT) and the ASEAN-Japan Transport Partnership (AJTP), providing a platform to share best practices to improve green logistics practices in the country.

Themed Driving Sustainability in Transport & Logistics, GLPC will be jointly organised by the MoT, NRECC, MGTC and Business Sweden, with support from technical partners i.e., the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research and VOLVO.

The central attraction of IGEM, the exhibition floor, will be laid out this year based on the sub-themes of Empowering Cities, Electrifying Mobility, Decarbonising Energy, Accelerating Circularity and Conserving Biodiversity. Some international participants include Arctech Solar (China), Phoenix Green Energy (Austria), International Science Council (France), and Saxon Renewable Pte Ltd (Singapore).

IGEM 2023, presented in collaboration with PETRONAS, has secured a stellar line-up of sponsors including: Tenaga Nasional Berhad, Leader Energy Holdings Berhad, UOB Bank (Malaysia) Berhad, Solarvest Holdings Berhad, Samaiden Group Berhad, Cypark Resources Berhad, Polymateria Ltd, Cenergi SEA Bhd, Bio Eneco, Canadian Solar and Lenovo.

To add further momentum to the green economy, IGEM 2023 will feature the much-in-demand business networking sessions organised by the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) and MGTC.

To participate in the eye-opening conferences as we Race Towards Net Zero, register now by emailing faiz@mgtc.gov.my. For further details on IGEM 2023, please visit www.igem.my.

About Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Corporation (MGTC)

MGTC is an agency under the Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment, and Climate Change (NRECC) mandated to accelerate green growth, advance climate actions, and foster green lifestyles within the community.

Guided by the National Green Technology Policy (NGTP), National Climate Change Policy (NCCP), Green Technology Master Plan 2017-2030 (GTMP), and the 12th Malaysia Plan, MGTC carries out various programmes and initiatives to support stakeholders at all levels.

Heading towards 2030, and through a range of implemented programs and initiatives, MGTC aims to invest up to RM100 billion in green initiatives, create around 230,000 green job opportunities, and assist Malaysia in achieving net-zero GHG emissions by as early as 2050.

Source: PRN Asia